Thursday, November 13, 2008

Blogger Interview - Richard Bruton

What is the best business/investment decision you ever made? To buy my own home.

What kind of car do you drive? Toyota Corolla

What is the worst financial advice that you ever received? To buy CLF Yeoman

Do you own property abroad?

How does the economic slowdown effect you? 5% pay sacrifice

Do you contribute to a pension plan? Covered by Public Policy Scheme in Dail

What's your favourite film of all time? 'Being There' with Peter Sellers

Have you ever won money? Yes - Liverpool in Champions League

Do you own your own home? Yes

Do you invest directly in the stock market, through funds or both? Have invested directly.

What is your preferred method/system of saving (Deposits, Funds,Shares, Property)? Shares had been!

What financial product/s do you consider to be bad value for money? Endowment mortgages and other high commission products.

Do you trust your bank?
Yes, within their own area of competence, not necessarily as investment advisers.

Richard Bruton is Deputy Leader of Fine Gael and Spokesperson on Finance.

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